Spring One Day Class is Tomorrow!
March 27, 2015
Get ready for tomorrow! The Spring One Day Class starts promptly at 8:30 a.m. for all members! Planning on coming in for just a portion of the day? Check the times so you don't miss the parts you're coming to see.
 
Schedule
Candidate Registration: 
6:30 - 7:45 a.m.
Breakfast: 6:00 - 8:00 a.m.
Candidate Orientation:  7:45 a.m.

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Broadway Comes to Boston!
March 26, 2015
The Valley of Boston is often praised for the professionalism of our degrees. This Spring Class proves to up the ante with a million pieces of high tech equipment!
 
Coming straight from the stages of Broadway comes a state-of-the-art LED screen. This screen is really more of a wall; a wall comprised of 136 interlocking panels that are filled with 96x96 pixels. Take out your calculators to find that there are over a million pixels up on stage! This LED wall will replace the normal bac…

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Be a Brother, Greet a Brother
March 25, 2015
A conversation that never goes away is how to bring in new men to our organizations. One task that we need to be thinking about on Saturday, and beyond, is how to keep those men involved. Membership retention is an important aspect of what we do and how we grow.
 
We all joined Freemasonry and Scottish Rite for different reasons. One of the biggest reasons we got stayed involved is the brotherhood; making a connection with others and forming true friendship. The great part is that it …

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Dyslexia Center's Dinner & Auction
March 16, 2015
Het nidhreCl’s yaDslxie rneteC si a eecronrstno ni hloodichd arhceehatl. For ervo owt cedseda, eehts sectenr eavh enbe lnhpgei nidechrl to tbea dxaisely nad anig ndenifceco sa eyht ogwr iton shti oldwr.
 
​Were you able to read that? Over 20% of the country's children have trouble reading; many of them suffering from dyslexia. While each case of dyslexia affects each child differently, they struggle to read this paragraph just like you struggled to read the one above. Her…

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Go Behind the Scenes with Production
March 13, 2015
Next week our four bodies will enter their final week of rehearsals before the Spring One Day Class. A lot of work has gone into these degrees from a number of different people. As you sit through the splendid performances next Saturday, take a moment to appreciate the dedication from not only the actors on stage, but the crew behind the curtain.
 
If you ever wanted to get involved with the degrees but did not enjoy the prospect of standing on stage, then the production crew could be…

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Triennial Installation of Officers: May 2
March 09, 2015
 
Once a year we gather to celebrate the successful terms of our current Presiding Officers and look forward to those that take the east for the first time. On Saturday, May 2, the Valley of Boston will hold its Triennial Installation of Officers in the Grand Lodge Building in Boston, MA. This event was highlighted in the Meeting Notice that went out earlier this month.
 
The ceremony will begin at 3:00 p.m. in Ionic Hall. The guests assembled will see the re-installment of t…

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Upcoming Events

Abbott Scholarship is Available
January 01, 2015 to April 01, 2015
DEADLINE IS MARCH 31
 
The scholarship season has begun! As your young students apply for college or continue with their higher education, the bills for next year creep closer and closer. Scottish Rite is once again opening up the Abbott Scholarship for you or your children. Named after Leon M. Abbott, Sovereign Grand Commander from 1921 to 1932, this scholarship is open to anyone who meets one of these three criteria:
 
A Scottish Rite Mason of the Northern Masonic...

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Signing Up for FEMS
January 10, 2015 to May 02, 2015
As our society continues to progress into the technology filled age, Scottish Rite is taking steps to follow the curve in a variety of ways. The fall of 2012 was met with the introduction of the new website and weekly newsletters to better inform our members about everything happening within the Valley and Scottish Rite.
 
2014 brought the Valley of Boston a new online event registration system to use for our various events. The Fraternal Event Registration System (FEMS) will...

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Dyslexia 5K Run/Walk
March 19, 2015 to April 12, 2015
Last week we highlighted the Dinner & Silent & Live Auction for the Children’s Dyslexia Center: Boston North. This week we want to highlight another great opportunity for you to get involved and raise money for this important cause.
 
Several Dyslexia Walks have been planned across the Northern Masonic Jurisdiction over the next few months. What is a Dyslexia Walk? It is a 5K (3.1 miles) walk/run event that benefits these centers. You can raise money through sponsors and lace up...

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